Sealed Bids will be received by the Washington Parish School Board at the Washington Parish School Board Office, located at 800 Main Street, Franklinton, Louisiana 70438 until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday March 19, 2019 for:
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
PAVEMENT AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS TO:
FRANKLINTON PRIMARY SCHOOL
At which time bids will be opened and publicly read aloud. Bids received after the above time will be returned unopened. Complete bidding documents may be obtained from the office of McLin Taylor, Inc., 28339 FROST ROAD , Livingston, Louisiana upon payment of $150.00 per hard copy set. Electronic documents may be obtained upon request at no charge. Electronic bid documents may also be obtained at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Deposits on first set of documents furnished to General Contractors who bid the projects will be fully refunded upon return of the documents in good condition no later than ten days after receipt of bids. On other sets of documents one-half (1/2) the deposit will be refunded upon return of the documents in good condition no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. An additional non-refundable charge of $40.00 per set will be charged if plans and specifications are mailed.
A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at Franklinton Primary School located at 610 T.W. Barker Drive Franklinton, Louisiana on March 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
The Contract will be awarded to the lowest, responsible, responsive bidder.
All bids must be accompanied by a bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the base bid and any alternatives and subject to the conditions provided in the instructions to Bidders. The successful contractor will be required to enter into contracts with the above OWNER and to furnish all the materials, perform all of the work, supervise, coordinate, administrate and be responsible for the work of the entire project. No bids may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for at least forty-five (45) days. The bond of the low bidder will be held for forty-five (45) days, or until the contract is signed, whichever is shorter.
PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BOND: A performance and payment bond for the work will be required upon execution of the contract equal to one hundred percent (100%) of said contract written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana and who is currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service List or be a Louisiana domiciled company with at least an “A” Best rating.
The Washington Parish School Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with La. R.S. 38.2212 (A) (1) (b), the provisions and requirements of this section, those stated in the advertisement for bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. All Bidders on this project will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended.
ADVERTISE: Wednesday, Wednesday, Wednesday,
February 20, 2019
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March 6, 2019 _________________________________
Darrell Fairburn, WPSB Superintendent